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Memorable Manitobans: 2003

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2003:

George Jacob Ackerman (1933-2003)

Aime Joseph Allaire (1932-2003)

Dennis C. M. “Denny” Allen (1921-2003)

John Gilbank Anderson (1912-2003)

William James “Bill” Arnott (1934-2003)

Israel Harold “Izzy” Asper (1932-2003)

Alison Jean Garnett Bailes (1949-2003)

Donald Gilbert “Don” Bailey (1942-2003)

Denis John Milton Ball (c1927-2003)

Richard Caffyn Baxter (1922-2003)

John Harold Belows (1914-2003)

Virginia Gingerick Berry (1915-2003)

John Charles “Jack” Bessey (1920-2003)

Kenneth Michael Bessey (1958-2003)

Maria Kozak Bilous (1912-2003)

Gerald “Butch” Birch (1941-2003)

Morris Bohonos (1933-2003)

Marie Bonin (1932-2003)

Frank Boothroyd (1909-2003)

Emil Joseph Borsa (1914-2003)

Theodore Bosch (1905-2003)

Irene C. Bowman (1914-2003)

John William Bracken (1916-2003)

Barry Samuel Broadfoot (1926-2003)

Boris Bohdan Bugera (c1943-2003)

Arthur J. Buhr (1908-2003)

William Evan Corbett Burnet (1914-2003)

Janet “Jenny” Burns (1929-2003)

William Edwin Carter (1932-2003)

Sidney Castel (1934-2003)

Walter Steve “Wally” Cherkas (1938-2003)

Isadore “Issie” Coop (1926-2003)

Helen Hilton “Pat” Copeland (1911-2003)

Muriel Lillian Ethel Cotter (1910-2003)

Raymond Joseph Barrett Cramer (?-2003)

Ronald Thomas Curtis (1930-2003)

William “Bill” Daman (1918-2003)

Nicholas “Nick” Danyluk (1918-2003)

Adrian Darveau (1916-2003)

Morley Decker (c1916-2003)

Rodney Harvey “Rod” Demoline (1938-2003)

John Cameron Dennehy (?-2003)

Frances Pickrell Diamond (1924-2003)

Norman John Didur (c1934-2003)

E. C. “Bert” Doerksen (c1918-2003)

William Doern (1902-2003)

Joseph V. “Jakie” Driscoll (1916-2003)

Harold Dueck (1929-2003)

Roy Melvyn Dunbar (1934-2003)

Mary Margaret Milner Everett (1921-2003)

Richard Ronald “Rick” Everett (1951-2003)

Julius Fahr (1925-2003)

Gordon Claude “Gord” Featherstone (1937-2003)

Frederick Milton “Fred” Folster (1914-2003)

Knox Barton Foster (1939-2003)

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

Martha Frohlinger (1914-2003)

Peter Henry Funk (1906-2003)

Gordon Kinsella Gage (1917-2003)

James Joseph Ross “Jim” Gallo (1951-2003)

Kamil Michael “Kam” Gajdosik (1937-2003)

George Clifford “Cliff” Gardner (1928-2003)

William Cooper “Bill” Gardner (1922-2003)

Garth A. Garside (1929-2003)

Stanley William Geddes (1925-2003)

Bonnie Levin Genser (1912-2003)

Roy Gislason (1933-2003)

Wallace Grant (1916-2003)

Paul “Gros” Grosney (1923-2003)

Armand Guenette (c1929-2003)

Ted Gupton (1941-2003)

Elly Lydia Hundt Heber (1914-2003)

William Alexander “Bill” Hendry (?-2003)

John G. “Jack” Herriot (1916-2003)

Nicholas “Nick” Hill (c1932-2003)

Michal Morris Hirsch (1920-2003)

Charles H. Hollenberg (1930-2003)

Cornelius “Neil” Hoogstraten (1910-2003)

John Edward Hudson (1917-2003)

Evelyn May Booth Iliffe (1904-2003)

Lyonel Garry Israels (1926-2003)

Bryon Donald Johnson (c1938-2003)

G. O. “Jerry” Johnson (c1929-2003)

Jon Snorri Johnson (1914-2003)

Barbara Anne Johnstone (1925-2003)

Walter Heath Jones (1928-2003)

Walter Kaczor (1905-2003)

Stanley James “Stan” Kazina (1945-2003)

Dorothy B. Ferguson “Dottie” Key (1923-2003)

Jane Stuart Kines (c1935-2003)

David Arthur “Art” Kinney (1915-2003)

Frederick Alvin “Fred” Kirbyson (1913-2003)

Bart Kobar (1923-2003)

Robert Theodore Kost (1936-2003)

Edward Kowalchuk (1926-2003)

Daryl Frank Kraft (1945-2003)

Walter Kucharczyk (1921-2003)

Alexander William “Alex” Kuppers (1923-2003)

Donald William Kydon (1934-2003)

Sinclair Lewis (1911-2003)

Robert J. “Bob” Loeppky (1936-2003)

Raymond John Longfield (1923-2003)

James “Jim” Love (1933-2003)

Peter Michael Luba (1923-2003)

Robert Samuel “Bob” Lundale (1924-2003)

Donald Tarrel MacAngus (1928-2003)

Alexander James “Sandy” Macaulay (1945-2003)

Sheryl Ann Janine MacDonald (1939-2003)

Gisele MacKenzie (1927-2003)

Charles “Bud” MacLennan (1922-2003)

Donald M. Malinowski (1924-2003)

Fernand Marion (1926-2003)

George Edward Mason (1918-2003)

Frances “Nona” Matheson (1910-2003)

Herbert Cater “Herb” Maxwell (1908-2003)

William Douglas “Doug” McBride (1924-2003)

Jane Mary McDonald (1951-2003)

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Stanley Wesley McKay (1911-2003)

Donald Murray McLaughlin (1905-2003)

William Royden “Mac” McLaughlin (1926-2003)

Kenneth Nelson “Ken” McRae (1927-2003)

John McWilliams (1917-2003)

Arthur Meeches (1933-2003)

Grace Elizabeth Menzies (1907-2003)

Victoria Luidmilla Jakimowich Merrett (1932-2003)

Goldie Nepon Micay (1915-2003)

Damian Lewis “Monk” Mills (1979-2003)

Earl Townsend Mills (1915-2003)

John Leslie “Les” Milne (1935-2003)

David Ross Moir (1918-2003)

Ronald Stewart Moore (1913-2003)

Theresa Marie Mordue (?-2003)

Susie Louvenia “Sue” Hillis Morgan-Jones (1914-2003)

Peggy Beatrice Osman Morris (c1918-2003)

William Edward “Bill” Morriss (1919-2003)

Harry Joseph Desjarlais Moshabe (1931-2003)

Arthur Thomas “Art” Moug (1926-2003)

John Donald “Don” Moyse (1932-2003)

Olive Manchulenko “Nana” Neufeld (1929-2003)

Costas A. Nicolaou (1938-2003)

Edwin Cleland Nix (1907-2003)

William “Bill” Nosaty (1922-2003)

Walter Nowosad (1918-2003)

Jim Orzechowski (1944-2003)

William Henry “Dr. Bill” Ostapovitch (1919-2003)

Paul Palace [Palahitski] (c1942-2003)

John Parobec (1928-2003)

Dudley Armand Paterson (1914-2003)

Rene Picard (1948-2003)

Arthur Polson (1934-2003)

Gordon Joseph Pott (c1937-2003)

Mary Rosalia Prokopowich (1916-2003)

James Edgar Rea (1931-2003)

Irene Elizabeth Lees Redpath (1905-2003)

Isabel Reimer (1908-2003)

John Carl Ridd (1929-2003)

Cecile Rioux (1909-2003)

Harold LeRoy “Hal” Roebuck (1942-2003)

Jack Mollison Ross (1928-2003)

Moses Ross (1944-2003)

Doris Boyce Saunders (1901-2003)

Kathleen Elizabeth Scaife (1951-2003)

Catherine “Caye” Scott (1907-2003)

Shirley Ann Malone Seidel (1944-2003)

Jack Shapira (1926-2003)

Carol Ann Warner Shields (1935-2003)

Nelson Menno Shoemaker (1911-2003)

David Israel Sokolov (1928-2003)

Daniel James Sosiak (1912-2003)

Maureen Gault Southern (1918-2003)

Marjorie Berta Spence (1911-2003)

Coleman “Cole” Staniloff (1923-2003)

Hedwig Margaret Billson Strand (1908-2003)

Lloyd Sulymka (1925-2003)

Gerald S. Swindell (c1915-2003)

Donna Lynn Swistun (1948-2003)

Jeanette Christina Clark Taylor (1911-2003)

Alex Tevendale (c1932-2003)

Henry Teichgraf Thiessen (1918-2003)

David F. Thordarson (1926-2003)

Frederick Clifford Woods “Cliff” Turner (1938-2003)

Edward “Ed” Vickar (1915-2003)

Sidney Arthur “Sid” Walmsley (c1924-2003)

Dorothy Theresa Waters (1925-2003)

Laurence Frank “Laurie” Wilmot (1907-2003)

John Yuzyk (1913-2003)

Michael “Zedd” Zarzycki (1932-2003)

Lubor J. Zink (1920-2003)

Walter Zylich (1918-2003)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2003, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here. Criteria for inclusion in the collection are given here.

Sources:

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 July 2022

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